Minister confirms UK will redirect aid, not cut it, for human rights violations

UK/commonwealth Aid Matter & The New Developments, no aid cuts but redirecting, ethical problems on our part – 22.11.11(my audio commentary) According to the Pink News UK – Andrew Mitchell (photo) said the policy had been wrongly reported as a threat to cut aid The government has confirmed plans to redirect aid away from overseas governments … Continue reading “Minister confirms UK will redirect aid, not cut it, for human rights violations”

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UNAIDS Director says the PNP offers hope for the repealing of the buggery law …… but some concerns exist

UNAIDS Regional Director of the support team in the Caribbean Dr Ernest Massiah says the return of the Peoples National Party PNP in Jamaica offers hope that the tide will turn where the repealing of the Buggery Law is concerned this he interprets as a pre-election commitment by the then opposition leader now ruling Prime Minister Portia … Continue reading “UNAIDS Director says the PNP offers hope for the repealing of the buggery law …… but some concerns exist”

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Brother pleads with UK Government to halt lesbian sister’s deportation …………..

According to the voice in the UK a Jamaican woman is to face deportation but she is a member of the same gender loving community women seem to have had issues in gaining asylum overall although we cannot judge so easily as each case has to be taken on its own merit but seeing that … Continue reading “Brother pleads with UK Government to halt lesbian sister’s deportation …………..”

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Jamaica should refuse British aid – Families Against State Terrorism convener ………………

The convenor of the lobby group Families Against State Terrorism, Yvonne McCalla Sobers, said Jamaica should refuse UK aid if the Government is as concerned about legalising homosexuality as it claims. British prime minister, David Cameron has threatened to withhold British aid from several Commonwealth countries with anti-gay legislation. Cameron made the comment at the Commonwealth Heads … Continue reading “Jamaica should refuse British aid – Families Against State Terrorism convener ………………”

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Foreign aid for African countries with anti-gay rights records to be slashed, pledges David Cameron

By DANIEL MARTIN of the Daily Mail David Cameron has pledged to slash aid to African countries with poor records on homosexual rights. The Prime Minister will tell struggling nations they will receive funding ‘fines’ if persecution of gays continues. The Government has already cut aid to Malawi by £19million after two gay men were sentenced to … Continue reading “Foreign aid for African countries with anti-gay rights records to be slashed, pledges David Cameron”

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HIV/AIDS issues and my two cents, Jamaican rep says it’s all talk.

  The Global Forum on MSM & HIV (MSMGF) is dedicated to advocating for equitable access to effective HIV prevention, care, and treatment services tailored to the needs of gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM), while promoting their health and human rights worldwide. Initiated in 2006 by a group of … Continue reading “HIV/AIDS issues and my two cents, Jamaican rep says it’s all talk.”

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‘No end to the war between me and the gays,’ Buju tells Mutabaruka

so it seems after much criticisms on the kind of reporting the Obsever has been giving this issue they awakened. Also we see Buju is at it again, Read this: By Steven Jackson International reggae artiste Buju Banton, who this week met with gay activists in San Francisco, says he will not “surrender” to the … Continue reading “‘No end to the war between me and the gays,’ Buju tells Mutabaruka”

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Jamaican Police say UK media reports on the John Terry Case are not true

Hmmm I was also questioning why was some of the other papers saying different things about the alleged note found near Mr. Terry’s body. Here we have a story from the Jamaican Star saying something else, which I take with a pound of salt butwho do we believe?Is this damage control to take the spectre … Continue reading “Jamaican Police say UK media reports on the John Terry Case are not true”

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Imposition, Bribery or foolhardy – UK Minister takes ‘pink diplomacy’ to anti-gay nations

A gay Foreign Office minister Chris Bryant is championing a controversial drive to fund equal-rights activists in homophobic regimes.British missions in countries such as Jamaica, where homosexual acts are punishable by long jail terms, and Nigeria, where they can lead to the death penalty, are being encouraged to “support progress” by financing gay pride marches … Continue reading “Imposition, Bribery or foolhardy – UK Minister takes ‘pink diplomacy’ to anti-gay nations”

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UK MPs and celebs back petition on gay asylum seekers

by Tony Grew of Pink News More than 4,000 people have signed a petition on the Downing St website calling for an end to gay deportations. It asks the Prime Minister to stop deporting gays and lesbians to countries where they may be imprisoned, tortured or executed because of their sexuality. Among the signatories are … Continue reading “UK MPs and celebs back petition on gay asylum seekers”

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